Johannes
1957

Richter founded by Mr. Johannes Richter as a manufacturer of special fittings for chemical and heavy industry - porcelain lined

1964 Germany
1964

Relocation to Kempen, Germany

1968 12 employees
1968

Richter work force consists of 12 employees

SCHOTT logo
1967

Subsidiary of Schott Glaswerke, Germany

1978 70 employees
1978

Richter work force has grown to more than 70 employees

SRB
1979

First lined Check valve with sight glass SR

RSS
1980

Start of fluoropolymers processing at Richter

Introduction of process pump SCK

Introduction of safety valve series KSE

Introduction of Globe Control Valve series RSS

MNK
1985

Introduction of the first plastic lined magnetic drive pump with no eddy currents

The launch of MNK is the beginning of a huge success story

safeglide_plus
1990

Introduction of first dry-run optimized plain bearing SAFEGLIDE® PLUS

Bild Klappen
1992

Introduction of butterfly valves series NK, NKL. NKS

ITT
1994

Introduction of revolutionary ENVIPACK Sealing system

Subsidiary of ITT Industries USA

Introduction of PFA lined ball valve series KN/KNA

LPV
2001

Introduction of first lined low pressure valve LPV

Richter China
2004

Start of production in China

Richter USA
2006

Foundation Richter Inc. USA

Richter India
2007

Foundation of Richter Ltd./India

Richter work force has grown to 250 employees

Introduction world's biggest lined Mag drive pump (600m3/h)

Introduction of CMS, the first electronic pump monitoring system

IDEX Corporation
2008

Subsidiary of IDEX Corporation (USA)

RMI
2011

Introduction of magnetic drive pump series RMI/RMA and mechanical seal pump series RSI/RSA

Saferun Pump MNK
2012

Launch of SAFERUN® pump monitoring system for Richter series MNK Sales & service presence in more than 50 countries globally

Richter Foot Valve System
2016

Introduction first PFA lined bottom valve based on ball technology

Richter 2017 Modernization Robotic Arm
2017

Richter invests in modernization program

QMD
2018

Launch of QMD Standard duty pump